In one final act of reconciliation from beyond the grave, Nelson Mandela will bring US president, Barack Obama, and his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, together to share the same platform at his memorial service at FNB stadium today.
The nation's leaders united across political divides in the National Assembly yesterday, first in singing the national anthem, then in eulogising the man whose passing has left the rainbow nation orphaned.
A new domestic rugby championship will be introduced in Australia next year with the aim of providing the same kind of talent pathways enjoyed by southern hemisphere rivals New Zealand and South Africa, the Australian Rugby Union said.
To almost every South African Madiba’s passing is like a death in the family. He was almost everybody’s favourite grandfather despite his sustained absence from public life since his second retirement.
Microwave popcorn makers could face a long and difficult task ridding their snacks of trans fats, if a US Food and Drug Administration proposal to ban the additives goes into effect. Just ask Orville Redenbacher.
Anyone with a Bugatti Veyron on their list of holiday season gifts be warned: only 50 examples of the multi-million dollar hypercar are left and when the final one is sold, production will cease forever.
The year is 2040. The rain is incessant, with storms that last for days. And it is hot. The heat comes in waves that seem to go on for longer and longer. It turns out that the climate-change hype was real. The daily failure of the ageing electricity grid makes...